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Super Mario Box Office Makes $872 Million Worldwide and ‘Evil Dead Rise’ Winner – The Hollywood Reporter

Super Mario Box Office Makes $872 Million Worldwide and ‘Evil Dead Rise’ Winner – The Hollywood Reporter

The box office continues to heat up as the summer season approaches.

Lighting and global Super Mario Bros movie It remained a monster in the multiplex in its third weekend as it crossed $400 million domestically and $800 million worldwide to finish Sunday with a remarkable $871.8 million in revenue.

It easily won its weekend race in North America with an estimated $58.2 million from 4,350 domestic theaters for $434.3 million through Sunday. Overseas, it grossed another estimated $70.7 million for a foreign total of $437.5 million.

Super Mario Continue making history. Image replaced jurassic world ($46.4 million), becoming Universal’s third-biggest opening weekend in history. It was also the seventh-biggest opening weekend of any film at the domestic box office after surpassing it Spider-Man: No way home ($56 million), the largest for an animated title, not adjusted for inflation.

Other new records: Mario It is now the highest-grossing animated film in global history at the domestic box office after beating Minions: The Rise of Gru ($369.7 million) and the third-highest-grossing film of any international film after jurassic world And any. t. extra terrestrialunmodified.

The Nintendo video game film adaptation feels more like an all-seeing blockbuster than an animated tentpole thanks to its multi-generational appeal and will become the first film in 2023 to join the billion-dollar club.

Illumination’s “The Super Mario Bros. Movie.”

Courtesy of Nintendo and Universal Studios

Warner Bros. took over. 2nd place at the domestic box office. New Supernatural Show evil dead rise, the fifth installment in the cult series created by Sam Raimi. The film opened to an estimated $23.5 million from 3,402 theaters, exceeding expectations.

Directed and written by Lee Cronin, PIC has been embraced by critics and has a B CinemaScore from audiences (that’s a pretty good score for the horror genre). Males made up 58 percent of all ticket buyers, while the vast majority of the audience, or 67 percent, were between the ages of 18 and 34.

evil dead rise Stars Lily Sullivan and Alyssa Sutherland as two sisters in a twisted family saga of demonic possession. Co-starring Morgan Davies, Gabrielle Echols, and Neil Fisher.

The film was initially intended to go straight to HBOMax, but Warners changed course as part of its overall focus on the play, a mandate made when Warner Bros. Discovery president David Zaslav took over.

Jake Gyllenhaal in “Covenant” by J. Ritchie.

Christopher Raphael / © MGM / Courtesy Everett Collection

Guy Ritchie the covenant Also opened this weekend. Distributed by MGM, the military action film came in third with an estimated $6.3 million plus 2,611 theaters on Friday. The well-reviewed film earned a CinemaScore and attracted older consumers (27 percent of ticket buyers were 55 and over).

the covenant Stars Jake Gyllenhaal as a US Army sergeant who returns to Afghanistan to rescue his former translator, played by Dar Saleem, from the clutches of the Taliban.

Lionsgate hangover John Wick: Chapter 4 It ranked fourth with an estimated $5.8 million from 2,685 local census sites close to $170 million.

Matt Damon and Viola Davis in “Air”.

Courtesy of Amazon Studios

Amazon and Ben Affleck in an adult biographical drama air rounding out the top five with $5.6 million for a domestic total of $41.3 million.

The main title at the specialty box office is Ari Aster’s Bo afraid, which expanded nationally after scoring a stellar debut last weekend in four theaters. The action-bending thriller, starring Joaquin Phoenix, was ninth with an estimated $2.7 million from 965 locations for $3.1 million.

Elsewhere, specialty distributor Searchlight decided to open a Stephen Williams store Chevalier nationwide from the start. It stars Kelvin Harrison Jr. as Chevalier de Saint-Georges, a famous French nobleman, violinist, and conductor who was of mixed race.

Chevalier It ranked 11th on its debut with $1.5 million expected from 1,275 theaters.

Kelvin Harrison Jr. as Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges in Chevalier.

Courtesy of TIFF

April 23, 7:20 a.mUpdated with revised estimates.

This story was originally published on April 22 at 7:44 am

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